Russell Kenney, ECE student and ARRC undergraduate research assistant under Dr. Jay McDaniel, won first place and $300 in the IEEE local student paper competition held on November 6. Competitors were evaluated by a panel of IEEE professionals on their paper submission and oral presentation. Russell will compete in the IEEE Region 5 North area competition against students from Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Southern Illinois the end of January. Congratulations Russell!
ARRC/SoM graduate student Brian Greene is the 2018 Weathernews Inc. (WNI) Scholarship recipient. WNI established the scholarship in 2017 to enhance advanced research and development of radar technology. The $5000 award is presented annually to an outstanding ARRC student studying weather radar, observations of the atmosphere, data analysis, and implementation. Pictured presenting the award to Brian is Chihito Kusabiraki, CEO of WNI. Congratulations Brian!
Mr. Hideo Fukushima, Consulate General of Japan in Houston, visited and toured the National Weather Center, the Advanced Radar Research Center and Weathernews Inc. on a recent trip to OU. Pictured with CG Fukushima are Naoko Sakaeda, Petra Klein, Berrien Moore, Bob Palmer and Lance Steele.
Congratulations to Mohammad Golbonhaghighi, ARRC/ECE Ph.D. student, for being selected to receive a Gallogly College of Engineering Dissertation Excellence Award. The award total is $5000.
ARRC/ECE Ph.D. student Alessio Mancini has been selected to receive a Gallogly College of Engineering Dissertation Excellence Award. The total award is $5000. Congratulations Alessio!
Recent ARRC/ECE graduate student, David Mitchell, and faculty members Dr. Jessica Ruyle and Dr. Hjalti Sigmarsson are using a unique casting method for rapid prototyping of RF components. Check out the featured article here.
Dr. Mirhamed Mirmozafari, ARRC Postdoctoral Fellow, received second place in the student paper award contest at the prestigious 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting held recently in Boston, MA. Congratulations Hamed!
Congratulations to Tony Segales, ARRC/CASS Ph.D. student, for receiving the Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award at the AMS 23rd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence held recently in Oklahoma City. Tony’s presentation was entitled “Advances in the Measurements of the Structure Function Parameter for Temperature Using a Small Unmanned Aircraft System”. In addition to a certificate, Tony was awarded a $100 cash prize.
The Gallogly College of Engineering has selected ARRC/ECE graduate student Mohammad Golbon to receive the William H. Barkow Scholarship for Electrical and Computer Engineering students for the 2018-19 academic year. The award of $4000 recognizes outstanding academic achievement. Last year Mohammad received an ECE Farrow Endowment scholarship of $2000 for academic achievement. Congratulations Mohammad!